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Roffe Swayne

Corporate Finance/Forensic Industrial Placement - 2021

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The Roffe Swayne Corporate Finance and Forensic teams require a general assistant to support from both an administration and technical perspective. The role will involve assisting with market and company research and analysis for inclusion into client reports as well as internal administrative and regulatory compliance tasks.

What you can expect

Your work will be be split approximately equally between administration and technical/research work.


  • Undertaking regulatory compliance procedures associated with new and existing engagements
  • Invoicing and reviewing work in progress
  • Taking minutes in Corporate Finance team meetings
  • General administrative tasks such as printing, photocopying, filing and document formatting
  • Diary management, taking telephone calls and general support to the team

Research and technical:

  • Undertaking research into companies and markets using publicly available and subscription databases
  • Using Microsoft PowerPoint and Word to present research findings
  • Using Microsoft Excel to input and analyse accounting data and to prepare tables to be included in reports
  • Using Microsoft Word to describe the analysis undertaken
  • Proof reading reports for errors/inconsistencies
  • Assisting in the preparation of reports

What you’ll need / Requirements and qualifications

You should preferably be educated to degree level in any discipline and interested in accounting and tax as a vocation. We also consider candidates taking a year out from a relevant degree course. You will also have specific IT skills that will complement the existing team, preferably in the use of Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint. We also look for candidates that are well organised, confident and with good attention to detail.

It is anticipated that the role will last for 12 months and for the right candidate the opportunity may exist to be considered for a training contract at the end of the placement.

Application is via our online application form by 31st December 2020. However, please note that we continually review applications and therefore it is suggested you apply early to avoid disappointment.

Please note: Due to the volume of applications we receive, we are unable to respond to individual applicants. Therefore, if you do not hear back from us within 20 working days then please assume you application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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More about this vacancy

Start date: 
August 2021
South East
Number of vacancies: 
Up to 5
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Extra benefits: 
EAP scheme, mentoring scheme, summer BBQs, on-site Pilates, fitness classes, flexible hours

Degree subjects accepted:

All degree subjects accepted
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